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Academic Programs - School of Business

Computer Information Systems: Business Applications Programming
Associate in Applied Science
HEGIS #5101
Chairperson: James G. Looby
Brahan Hall, Room 206, (518) 629-7225

This program has been deactivated effective Fall 2008 and as such, applications are no longer being accepted.

The Business Applications Programming degree is intended for students seeking employment in local government and industry as Application Developers. This option provides students with a strong information systems and business background with further specialization in several programming languages, decision support systems, systems analysis and design and database management systems using Oracle. A few of the common job titles for a student completing Business Applications Programming degree include: applications or programmer designer/analyst, database analyst/administrator/architect/developer/specialist, technical sales, software or information systems applications specialist/technician/engineer, and information systems or software quality and assurance/test engineer.

All CISS courses must have been taken within seven years in order to be applicable toward this degree program.

Please note: Government work requires COBOL experience.

PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Courses

Notes

High School Average

Math I & II or 2 years of equivalent academic math including 1 semester of Math B (80 or above in each course)

2.0 average for transfers. Computer course recommended.

80+

The estimated cost of books for the student enrolled in the first full-time term as outlined would be approximately $720.

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE FOR FULL-TIME STUDY

Course No.

First Term

Credit Hrs.

FORM 104

College Forum*

(1)

CISS 100

Introduction to Computing and Information Sciences

3

CISS 102

Unix Operating System

1

CISS 110

Programming and Logic I

4

ENGL 101

English Composition I

3

 

Liberal Arts and Science Elective

3

 

Term Total

14

Course No.

Second Term

Credit Hrs.

ACTG 110

Financial Accounting

4

CISS 101

Business Computing Application and Analytics Development

3

CISS 111

Programming and Logic II - Data Structures

3

ENGL 102

English Composition II

3

 

Liberal Arts and Science Elective

3

 

Term Total

16

Course No.

Third Term

Credit Hrs.

CISS 210

Information Systems Analysis and Design

3

CISS 260

Internship

3

**

CIS Sequence I

6

 

Math/Science Elective

3

 

Social Science Elective

3

 

Term Total

18

Course No.

Fourth Term

Credit Hrs.

CISS 211

Information Systems Development

3

CISS 250

Database Management Systems

4

**

CIS Sequence II

6

 

Math/Science Elective

3

 

Term Total

16

*Required of first time, full-time students.

** CIS Sequence options: CISS 210-CISS 211 plus (pick two of three), CISS 200-CISS 201, CISS 230-CISS 231, CISS 240-CISS 241